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dead

adjective
 
 
/ded/
NOT ALIVE A2 not now alive
ölü, ölmüş, cansız
She's been dead for 20 years now. He was shot dead by a masked intruder. There were three children among the dead.Death and dying
EQUIPMENT B2 If a piece of equipment is dead, it is not working.
işe yaramaz, bitmiş
a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead.Not functioning
QUIET informal C2 If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there.
(yer, mekân) hareketsiz, cansız, sessiz, durgun, ölü
Tedious and uninspiring
COMPLETE [always before noun] C2 complete
büsbütün, tam
We waited in dead silence as the votes were counted.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
BODY mainly UK If part of your body is dead, you cannot feel it.
hissiz, uyuşmuş (vücudun bir bölümü)
My arm's gone dead.Touching and feelingShowing affection
wouldn't be caught/seen dead informal If someone wouldn't be caught dead in a place or doing something, they would never go there or do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing.
bir şeyi çok utanç vereceğini düşünerek yapmamak veya oraya gitmemek ('ölürümde yapmam!' manasında)
[+ doing sth] I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a bikini.Yes, no and not
drop dead informal C2 to die very suddenly
ansızın ölmek, hayatını kaybetmek, göçüp gitmek
Death and dying
(Definition of dead adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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